Year of the Pig

These are the most recent years of the Pig: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031. The Pig is the final animal of the Chinese Calendar.

Pig years are full of blessings and happiness, considered to be joyful and calm years, meant for charity and affection.

In the Year of the Pig, every zodiac sign will accomplish something big in their professional lives, although they do have to put in more work than usual.

Learning, research and religiosity are very important features of the Year of the Pig.

The Pig’s Personality

Pigs are hard-working, benevolent and charitable. These people can easily focus and fixate on one objective, so it is very easy for them to give all they have towards anything they want to achieve. Although they seldom ask for help, they are very willing to help others.

They are sincere and trustworthy. Those born in the Year of the Pig have a big heart and are very compassionate, which is highly valued by many people. They are always consulted when people are in need of honest advice and they are always willing to help.

Those born in the Year of the Pig are also seen as gullible, dependent on others, hedonistic, pessimistic and greedy. In Chinese culture, Pigs are seen as fortunate souls at birth. Pigs are always well-fed and given free rein.

They are pleasant and very calm. Even when they do get angry, they don’t make a big fuss and sort things out fast.

Men born in the Year of the Pig

Men born in the Year of the Pig yearn for a long and passionate marriage that will last their entire life. They are afraid to pursue their love interest. Oftentimes, they fumble it and lose the opportunity. But when they get married, they love their family and do all they can do for them.

Women born in the Year of the Pig

They are kind, affectionate and supportive, and they are very ecstatic to help and will often contribute to projects that benefit the public interest. They are a profound and faithful partner. Until an emotional basis has been established, they will refrain from “pleasurable” activities, as the emotional connection is incredibly important to them.

Lucky and Unlucky Things for Pigs

  • Lucky Numbers: 3, 5, 7
  • Lucky Colors: gold, white, green, brown
  • Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite
  • Lucky Directions: east, south-west, north-east

Unlucky Things about Pigs

  • Unlucky numbers: 2, 4, 9
  • Unlucky Colors: black, blue, pink
  • Unlucky directions: south, west

The Pig’s Elements

Water Pig – These types of Pigs are hedonistic people that require an extra bit of help to get to work. They are incredibly charismatic.

Fire Pig – Fire gives this personality a spark of genius. These Pigs are very friendly and have a deep need to impress a lot of people, which is why they enjoy parties so much.

Wood Pig – These Pigs are very charitable and compassionate, and these qualities are only intensified by the property of Wood.

Earth Pig – They are incredibly artistic, intelligent and sympathetic. They help whoever they can to get their life together and find meaning, and as such are praised and valued.

Metal Pig – Due to the nature of metal, These Pigs are very stubborn, not as stubborn as the Oxen, but it is indeed a close competition.

The Pig’s Love Life

They are most in harmony with the: Rat, Goat, Tiger and Rabbit. They are very compatible and understand how to make each other happy. These zodiac signs can highlight each other’s virtues and can make sacrifices for the good of their family.

According to the Chinese Calendar, it is very likely for Pigs to fall in love with Tigers, Rabbits and Sheep. They have many shared passions and are very compatible. They will most likely have a balanced and favorable marriage.

Pigs and Rats have great chemistry. This is because of their great cooperation in their daily lives. They will find they have much in common and are very eager to compromise in order to build a life with one another.

They are not suitable in relationships with the Snake, Monkey and Rooster. Pigs are not the sharpest tool in the shed and can’t be with someone who is very quick-witted such as the Rooster or Monkey.

If they get into a relationship with any of these incompatible signs it will lead to imbalance and distrust.

The bothersome character of the Snake, Monkey and Rooster will only lead to tension in the relationship due to the fact that the Pig isn’t very wise but has a good temper.

Career Choices

Peaceful, bold, friendly and honest, Pigs are conscientious, staunch and courageous, and once given a job, they will stick to it and do their absolute best. They are very curious, industrious and are very skilled when it comes to academia and arts. They don’t want to contend with other people and as such are very suited to becoming teachers and bureaucrats, where they will have very successful careers.

Those born in the Year of the Pig can easily become doctors, professors, lawyers, painters, craftsmen, chefs, ranchers, animal trainers, and bureaucrats.

Pig’s Health

They have good immunity and are very robust. Pigs are very energetic and always look like they won’t run out of it. Pigs have to be careful of injuries, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular diseases though, as this is what they are most vulnerable to.

Famous People Born in the Year of the Pig

Passion for life, sensibility, gentleness, and generosity are representative for the Pig natives and they are accredited in the personality of the following famous people:

  • Alfred Hitchcock (British filmmaker)
  • Andrew Jackson ( 7th President of the United States)
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (actor and Governor of California)
  • Henry Ford (inventor and founder of the Ford Motor Company)
  • Tupac Shakur (actor, rapper, and poet)